Peanut Blossoms

Peanut Blossoms

Peanut Blossoms

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These Peanut Blossoms Cookies are GREAT.  You make the peanut cookies…bake them…immediately top with each cookie with a Candy Kiss.  

Peanut Blossoms Recipe

Peanut Blossoms

1 ¾ cups flour

½ cup sugar

½ cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

½ cup shortening

½ cup peanut butter

2 Tbsp. milk

1 tsp. vanilla

1 egg


About 48 milk chocolate candy kisses

Preheat oven to 375 F.  In large bowl, combine flour, ½ cup sugar, brown sugar, milk, vanilla and egg at low speed until stiff dough forms. 

Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375 F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.  Immediately top each cookie with a candy kiss, pressing down firmly so cookie CRACKS around edge.               4 dozen

(Recipe for Peanut Blossom was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbook)


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